The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.18% 16.98% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.00% 60.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£350 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 32.47% 28.30% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate £275 £263 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -1 13 £350 +33.33%
Pershore - 1 - -
Redditch - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - - 2
Kidderminster - - - -
Malvern - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Sun
2 8 (50.00%) Infor
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Publishing
4 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Replication
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (6.25%) Mercurial

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Ingres
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Support
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Sun Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Sun Support
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Report Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) System Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Sun
2 8 (50.00%) Infor
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP